Aging in place is becoming a preferred option for many aging adults in the US. HomeAdvisor published AARP survey results that found that 73-percent of those surveyed said they want to stay in their current residence instead of moving to ...

Medicare is the U.S. government program that provides health care coverage for people aged 65 or older. Depending on an individual’s needs, there are variations/add ons to the program that need to be understood in order to best take advantage of the ...

Discrimination against baby boomers is a real problem for U.S. workers. Insperity reports that 25% of discrimination claims are related to ageism. That figure represents a significant number of senior workers which is growing as boomers realize they have not ...

If you were born in 1946, you are among the very first of the Baby Boomer generation! 1946 was an eventful year with huge political and financial events that would shape the future of the world. Those returning from World ...

If you were born in 1947, then you were born in the same year as the Cold War, the Jewish State of Israel, the Ferrari, the CIA, the first mobile phone, and more. Consumer demand continued to outstrip U.S. supply ...

If you were born in 1948, you were born in the same year as the bikini, Porsche, Scrabble, Toys ‘R’ Us, independent Burma, independent Sri Lanka, and more. In this year, prefabricated housing was created and popularized to help overcome ...

If you were born in 1949, you share a birth year with color television broadcasting, the Emmy Awards, the NBA (National Basketball Association,) and more. This is the year that the U.S. starts tasting economic prosperity after World War II. ...

If you were born in 1950, you were born in the same year as Dunkin’ Donuts, credit cards, India’s new constitution, television remote controls, and more. The economy was changing rapidly and many families were moving from the cities to ...

If you were born in 1951, you share your birth year with Walt Disney’s first premier of “Alice in Wonderland,” the founding of Jack in the Box, the “Dennis the Menace” newspaper comic strip, and more. In this year, the ...

If you were born in 1952, you share your birth year with Holiday Inns, the “Today” show, diet soda, Mr. Potato Head, “Singing in the Rain,” and more. The Korean War was in full swing but the economy in the ...

If you were born in 1953, you were born in the same year as the videotape recorder, Epic Records, color television, James Bond, and more. During this time, the use of credit became more popular and unions were growing stronger. ...

If you were born in 1954, you share a birth year with Veteran’s Day, the solar battery, the Mercedes 300SL Gullwing, Burger King, Sports Illustrated, TV dinners, and more. In this year, more women were entering the workforce, and Do ...

If you were born in 1955, you were born in the same year as Disneyland, The Mickey Mouse Club, the McDonalds franchise, the hovercraft, the television series “Gunsmoke,” The Guinness Book of World Records, and more. Most families in the ...

If you were born in 1956, you share your birth year with the hard disk, FICO, non-stick frying pans, videotape, and more. In this year, more people were pursuing higher education than ever before and mothers could now buy disposable ...

If you were born in 1957, you share a birth year with the personal computer, the frisbee, Food Lion, the novel “Atlas Shrugged,” the Broadway musicals “West Side Story” and “The Music Man,” and more. In this year, cars become ...

If you were born in 1958, then you were born in the same year as the integrated circuit, laser technology, Pizza Hut, the hula hoop, the Barbie doll, and more. The recession reaches its peak this year and comes to ...

If you were born in 1959, then you were born in the same year as the modern seatbelt, the Visa card, the MOS transistor, Walt Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty,” “The Twilight Zone,” and more. The economy recovers from the recession this ...

If you were born in 1960, you share a birth year with the first working laser, Domino’s Pizza, “The Flintstones,” the Beatles, and more. Tensions in the Cold War increase and the sexual revolution begins with the acceptance of oral ...

If you were born in 1961, you were born in the same year as cordless power tools, electric toothbrushes, Six Flags, the rise of Legos, and more. Car sales decline for the first time, a recession starts, and many people ...

If you were born in 1964, you were born in the same year as the liquid crystal display, Nike, the first bullet train, the BASIC programming language, the Ford Mustang, VCR, bubble wrap, and more. Violence in reaction to civil ...